• Support Aide

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 12:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-5163
    # of Openings
    6
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Grand Island
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm & 10:00pm-6:00am
  • Overview

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    Are you interested in the thought of being a CNA but want to learn what it’s all about? Elderwood at Grand Island is now hiring Support Aides! Support Aides will be given priority placement into our Free CNA training classes.

      • The next FREE CNA Training program starts October 22, 2018!

     

    Do you need to make money during training?

    The Free CNA Training course at Elderwood is free to take but is an unpaid training. However, candidates will be eligible to work as Support Aides during the duration of the training class.

     

    At the completion of the course Elderwood will pay for the CNA certification test as well as any applicable onboarding requirements including but not limited to PPD and Physical for eligible candidates.

     

    Successful Support Aide CNA class graduates will be offered employment as Certified Nursing Assistants following completion of the class. Full time and part time opportunities are available with many shift options depending upon your availability.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Support Aide Duties: team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing resident-related support services.

       

    • Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.

    • Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned.

    • Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers.

    • Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed.

    • Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed.

    • Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed.

    • Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned.

    • Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed.

    • Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned.

    • Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned.

    • Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents.

    Qualifications

    • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.

    • No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.

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